Club : Lions Club of Tanjung Petrie Johor Bahru
Club No. : 5205-047173
Sponsor Club : Lions Club of Johor Bahru Host
Charter Date : 17th April 1987
Charter President : Gan Ah Huat
Centennial President (2016-2017) : Lion Deric Pang Tee Huat
Project Name : THE FACE PROJECT
Project Description :
The FACE Project is a long term educational project organized by the Lions Club Of Tanjung Petrie Johor Bahru. It stands for FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE for CHILDREN’S EDUCATION ( FACE ) and was launched in January 2002. It’s main objective is to provide financial assistance to selected poor but academically good school children in Johor Bahru to complete their secondary education.
This project is monitored and administered by the Education Committee of the club whose Chairman is also chairing the FACE Project. The present Chairman is Lion Voo Petter. This project is funded via sponsorship of students by generous individuals and corporations as well as through fund raised by the club.
This project has benefitted many deserving students for the past 10 years, many thanks to the donors and sponsors of the project. This is a long term project, hence continuous support from the sponsors and the public is needed.
In the first year (2002), 27 students from 9 schools in Johor Bahru have been selected and benefitted from the project. 35 students were selected from 9 schools in 2003 and 39 students from 8 schools were chosen in 2004. The number of students sponsored increases every year and 101 students were sponsored in 2011. To date, 566 students have benefitted from the project over 11 years and many of them have fortunately managed to pursue their studies in universities and colleges later in their lives.
The number of sponsors involved in the project in 2002,2003 and 2004 were 21,22 and 28 respectively. To date, the total number of sponsors involved in the project were 342 sponsors contributing about RM575,000 over 10 years.
1. Objective of the Signature Project
The FACE Project is aim to provide financial assistance to selected poor but academically good school children in Johor Bahru to complete their secondary education.
3. Members Involved
all club members
5. Man hour spent
Annually for last 10 years
7. Fund needed
Total fund contributed is RM575,000 since inception
8. Source of Fund
This project is funded via sponsorship of students by generous individuals and corporations as well as through fund raised by the club.
9. Critical success factor
10. Other info
The club is committing itself to run this project for long term based on the response from the public. The continuous support from the public is needed. You may sponsor a needy student from Foon Yew High School at RM1,200 yearly or sponsor a needy student from other government secondary schools at RM600 yearly.
Submitted By : Lion Koo Chi Seng